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Pocahontas County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 577.2 square miles
Population Density 12.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,154
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 22.3%
Females 50.2%
White 97.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.1
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.8%
Veterans 668
Households and Housing
Households 3,227
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.8%
Median household income $44,073
The per capita income $25,556
Live below the poverty line. 14.2%
housing units 3,767
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $60,600
Residents owning their homes. 79.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 764
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $79,888
Retail sales per capita $10,492
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $86,944